France is a Dream for Chinese Travellers
France Top 7 Destination for Chinese !
For the Chinese, France is the 7th world destination behind Thailand, Japan, Australia, Hong Kong, South Korea and the United States. It is also the European country that attracts the most vacationers often spending. Among the tourists who come to the Hexagon, the Chinese are the ones who spend the most, with an average of 1,647 euros per person, according to a study by the Bank of France. Most of them are graduates, come from large cities (Shanghai, Beijing and Canton),
- and visit Paris,
- the French Riviera
- and the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.
LYON is very Popular among Chinese Tourists with +33% Chinesevisitors per year
France is so popular
Facilitated visa application In the face of competition from other countries, France shortened the deadline for obtaining a tourist visa for a Chinese person at 48 hours, which is very pleasing to Ms. Li who submitted her application to the visa center set up by France in Beijing. "It does not seem complicated to have a visa, it's my third trip, and twenty years ago I went to Europe to visit France and Italy. last year, I went to Britain, "she says. Tourists looking for luxury The majority of Chinese tourists, about 60%, travel in groups because many do not speak English. There is a luxury tourism and recently young people travel with their backpack, it is a new phenomenon. Zhang Rui, director of Utour, one of China's biggest tour operators, says that "most middle-class people like to sleep in the best hotel possible in the center of Paris near the Louvre Museum". A clientele who also likes "dinner on the Champs-Elysées or go to a famous Paris cafe"